Nurse Wins $1,000 Per Week For Life

June 15th, 2011

Tawanda Almedino is a mother of three and a nurse at Monroe Community Hospital, New York.

She works as a nurse by day and studies for a Registered Nursing degree by night.

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Category: News

Broke Spanish Activist To Instant Millionaire

June 14th, 2011

Just last week he was broke, struggling to pay the bills and sleeping out in Puerta del Sol square in Madrid.

The young Spaniard was actually protesting for political change, and one of many thousands of the ‘Indignant Ones’ camped out in a show of feeling all across Spain.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

$737,580.50 From A Scratch Off Lottery Ticket

June 14th, 2011

It wasn’t even the top prize, but Roy Case Sr didn’t mind all that much.

Roy, 52, from Jacksonville, Florida bought the ticket at the Kangaroo Express in Atlantic Boulevard.

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Category: News

Freeman Wins $25M Powerball Jackpot

June 13th, 2011

Jimmy Freeman bought a quick pick ticket for the Powerball draw on Wednesday 8th June.

Jimmy, 58, from Fall River, Massachusetts, then walked into lottery headquarters on Thursday morning to claim his $25,6000,000 winnings.

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Category: News

UK’s Luckiest Lottery Cities

June 10th, 2011

You may have wondered which areas of the UK have been the luckiest when it comes to winning the lottery.

Well now we know, as The UK National Lottery have kindly provided us with a list.

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Category: Questions Answered

Great Gran Wins Lottery But Keeps The Council House

June 9th, 2011

Helen Walker, 78, may be £1.5 Million richer but has no interest in upgrading her lifestyle.

Husband Stanley, 57, and Helen are both quite happy in the ex-council house they bought back in 1988.

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Category: News

Real Life ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Wins The Lottery

June 4th, 2011

He was a poor and illiterate carpenter living in the slums of Manila. Too poor to send his children to school.

But on Thursday he became a millionaire, and the Philippine’s 2nd largest ever lottery winner.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Costco Lottery Winners – 20 Workers Hit $201 Million Powerball Jackpot

June 3rd, 2011

A syndicate of 20 workers from the Costco store in Melville, New York are celebrating a huge Powerball lottery win of $201.9 Million.

The workers identities have yet to be revealed however.

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Category: News

Spiderman Wins The Lottery – Plans To Do Good [photo]

June 3rd, 2011

This Chinese lottery winner particularly valued his privacy.

Some countries do require you to accept publicity when claiming a big lottery prize. But there isn’t any small print to say you can’t turn up at the press conference dressed as your favourite super hero…

‘Spiderman’ has been buying lottery tickets for about 6 years now apparently.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Stolen Lottery Tickets: 5 Ways To Stop It Happening To You

June 2nd, 2011

It doesn’t happen very often, but it happens often enough that the lottery companies have teams to investigate suspicious claims.

Here’s How It Looks:

You hand over your lottery ticket to the guy in the shop.

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Category: Questions Answered